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RBI targets 5.2 per cent retail inflation for first half of FY22, repo rate unchanged

Earlier, the central bank had projected retail inflation at 5.2 per cent for the 2021 March quarter

07 Apr 2021 12:28 PM

GST mop-up hits record Rs 1.23 lakh crore in March

Collection tops Rs 1L cr for 6th month in a row

02 Apr 2021 4:15 AM

Status quo on small savings interest rate

The decision to rollback was taken hours after the government announced the steepest cut in the rate on small savings schemes on Wednesday

02 Apr 2021 4:10 AM

Indian economy in +ve zone, grows 0.4%

The size of the economy had shrunken in the April-June and July-September quarters, pulling down the country into a technician recession

27 Feb 2021 4:54 AM

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella bats for global regulation on privacy

He says, regulations are in place and initiatives such as General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are spreading worldwide

23 Feb 2021 7:34 PM

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Pandemic will force 18 million Indians to find a new occupation by 2030: Report

The impact will be 'disproportionately' felt on low-wage workers in retail, food services, hospitality, and office administration

19 Feb 2021 7:47 PM

Govt to bring amendments to two Acts to enable privatisation of PSU banks

Finance Minister announced privatisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of disinvestment drive to garner Rs 1.75 lakh crore

16 Feb 2021 10:42 PM

Petrol, diesel prices at fresh highs as rates up for 2nd straight day

The increase took petrol price to an all-time high of Rs 87.60 a litre in Delhi and to Rs 94.12 in Mumbai

11 Feb 2021 4:34 AM

Economic Survey 2021 calls for fresh asset quality review

Pandemic concessions to banks need a quick end

30 Jan 2021 4:38 AM

Cities key to India's post-pandemic growth: WEF study

The study by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) said the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for cities

10 Jan 2021 12:52 PM

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Government launches crackdown on 7,000 GST evaders, 187 arrested

The government netted a record GST collection of Rs 1.15 lakh crore in December 2020, helped by the action against tax evaders

03 Jan 2021 9:38 PM

WPI inflation rises to eight-month high in October

As per the data, this is the highest level of Wholesale price index-based or WPI inflation since February

18 Nov 2020 2:38 AM

Indian economy may be recovering faster than anticipated: Oxford Economics

Inflation is expected to average significantly above 6 per cent in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal, it said.

15 Nov 2020 2:49 PM

FM Sitharaman announces new stimulus measures for India's COVID-stricken economy

Among the many announcements made by the finance minister include a new job creation scheme

12 Nov 2020 4:16 PM

With India's economy in a tailspin, Cabinet approves PLI plan for 10 key sectors

Under the five-year scheme that will continue till 2025, extra domestic production will be encouraged in 10 key sectors

12 Nov 2020 1:16 PM

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Mid sized banks report higher Q2 net profit as asset quality improves

Fresh slippages were lower in the absence of lumpy corporate non-performing assets

07 Nov 2020 10:54 AM

RBI announces Co-lending scheme for banks, NBFCs for priority sector

The primary focus of the revised scheme is to improve the flow of credit to the unserved and underserved sector of the economy

06 Nov 2020 1:42 PM

Even as economic recovery continues, India lost 5.5 lakh jobs in October

October is the first month since the recovery began in May that has recorded a fall in employment

06 Nov 2020 2:27 AM

Manufacturing PMI expands to 13-year high in October, signals economic recovery

The survey, however, showed that the Asia’s third-largest economy was signalling a fast recovery

02 Nov 2020 7:36 PM

GST collections cross Rs 1L crore for the first time after COVID-19 hit India

The revenues collected for the month are 10 per cent higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year

01 Nov 2020 8:18 PM

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